Williams is the only one of 1,006 NCAA member institutions to be ranked #1 in U.S. News & World Report and win the Director's Cup in the same year. No other college has ever completed this double of being number one in academics and athletics at the same time.
U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's top colleges and universities may be found in their September 1, 2003 issue.
U.S. News & World Report's annual issue ranking the nation's top colleges and universities contains a large amount of data that also explains how their rankings were done and what methodology was used to compile them. For many people the annual rankings by U.S News & World Report has become a must-see when selecting a college.
You can see the 2004 rankings compiled by U.S. News & World Report by visiting their web site at: www.usnews.com.
For the last 13 years Williams has achieved the highest ranking in academic reputation among the nation's leading national liberal arts institutions.